Welcome to the Marion School District Food Service Website!
This website allows parents and students to learn more about the School Lunch Program. We hope you are able to find the information you need. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any suggestions on how to improve this site.
Each day our team of foodservice employees prepare and serve students. It has been proven that students need good nutrition to feed their minds and bodies to enable them to learn during the school day. Our goal is to provide a high quality, safe, and healthy meal to every Marion School District student while providing the best customer service possible.
Taher Inc. manages the Food Service Program on behalf of the school district. We are proud to serve you and are looking forward to working with students, parents and school administration to make your program the best it can be. If you have any concerns or questions regarding the lunch program, please email or call me anytime.
Thank you for visiting!
Gary Lester, Taher Food Service Director
Phone: 870-739-5140 x14210
Food Service Mission Statement
Recognizing that good nutrition has a positive effect on learning and good health, the mission of the Food Service Department is to provide nutritious meals to students, staff and the community-at-large, in a caring and customer-friendly environment, using menus that emphasize:
Freshly prepared foods,
More whole grain and legumes,
Fresh fruit and vegetables,
Minimally processed foods, and
Decreased use of foods containing high-fructose corn syrup.
Additionally, we commit to assist in educating our customers to adopt a more nutritious lifestyle.